Referee Torsten Berg tried to get players from Indonesia (near court) and South Korea to try their hardest during this match at the London Olympics. The format gave some teams an incentive to lose — in order to get easier opponents in upcoming matches. That format's being changed. Adek Berry /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mine helmets and painted crosses at the entrance to Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine, as a memorial to the 29 miners killed there. Jeff Gentner/AP hide caption

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Mormons line up outside the historic Salt Lake Temple for an annual conference in April 2010. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama speaks at a rally Thursday in Manchester, N.H. Utah's Salt Lake Tribune on Friday endorsed Obama for president. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns in Gilbert, S.C., earlier this year. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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U.S. speedskater Simon Cho competes at the Short Track Speedskating World Cup in Dresden, Germany, in February 2011. Cho said he bent the blade of a skate used by Canadian Olivier Jean at an international meet in Warsaw, Poland, last year. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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Simon Cho competes in the men's 500-meter finals at the 2011 ISU World Cup short track speedskating final in Dresden, Germany. He won the event. Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wreaths and flowers commemorating those killed in the Crandall Canyon Mine collapse are posted at the mine entrance on Dec. 10, 2007, outside Huntington, Utah. A settlement Thursday includes mine owner Murray Energy's acceptance of four violations considered "contributory" to two fatal August 2007 mine collapses at Crandall Canyon. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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Simon Cho of the U.S. celebrates during the 500 meter men's final race at the Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Dresden in 2011. Jens Meyer /AP hide caption

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